Yamaha Celebrates 30 Years of U.S. Manufacturing

More than 3.5 Million Vehicles Assembled at Yamaha’s State-of-the-Art Facility in Newnan, Georgia

NEWNAN, Ga., June 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) and Yamaha Motor Corp., USA, (YMUS) are celebrating 30 years of U.S. manufacturing at the Newnan, Georgia, facility.

Throughout the three decades as a leading manufacturer based in Georgia, YMMC has produced more than 3.5 million vehicles including ATVs, SxS vehicles, golf cars and watercraft for worldwide distribution. For years, Yamaha’s Assembled in USA brand has represented the highest standards in powersports manufacturing and the thousands of U.S. jobs that Yamaha’s local manufacturing supports.

“Yamaha’s U.S. production ensures the legendary quality and reliability that people expect from Yamaha, while also providing a high level of responsiveness to U.S. market demands and streamlined U.S. distribution,” said YMMC President Mike Chrzanowski. “Thirty years and 3.5 million vehicles is something to celebrate, but we’re also looking forward to the future as Yamaha continues to innovate and develop new products for powersports enthusiasts in the U.S. and around the world.”

Over the past 15 years, Yamaha has invested more than $354 million to create and maintain a state-of-the-art, 1,355,000 square foot facility in Newnan, while ensuring top-quality products are built in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

“YMMC is committed to the highest quality and safety standards for our employees, our community, and our customers,” Chrzanowski said.

Of Yamaha’s approximately 3,400 U.S. employees, more than 1,500 people are directly employed at its YMMC factory. The factory is ISO9001 Quality Management System and ISO14001 Environmental Management System certified.

To learn about Yamaha’s full lineup of vehicles assembled in the USA, visit www.YamahaMotorsports.com. Follow Yamaha at www.facebook.com/YamahaMotorUSAwww.twitter.com/YamahaMotorUSA, and www.instagram.com/YamahaMotorUSA. #Yamaha #AssembledinUSA

About Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corp. Of America
Founded in 1986, the Yamaha Motor Manufacturing Corporation of America (YMMC) facility has the highest standards for quality, safety and environmentally-responsible manufacturing in producing Golf Cars, Personal Watercraft, Side-by-Side Vehicles and All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs). The factory is ISO9001 Quality Management System and ISO14001 Environmental Management System certified.

About Yamaha Motor Corp., USA
Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA (YMUS), is a recognized leader in the powersports industry. The company’s ever-expanding product offerings include Motorcycles and Scooters, ATVs and Side-By-Side Vehicles, Snowmobiles, Outboard Motors, Personal Watercraft, Boats, Outdoor Power Equipment, Power Assist Bicycles, Golf Cars, Unmanned Helicopters, Accessories, Apparel, and much more. YMUS products are sold through a nationwide network of dealers in the United States.

Headquartered in California since 1960, YMUS also has facilities in Wisconsin and Georgia, as well as factory operations in Tennessee and Georgia. For more information about Yamaha, visit www.YamahaMotorsports.com.

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